Mount a ufs partition writable by group wheel?
thecryof at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 15:40:42 UTC 2011
On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 4:31 PM, Polytropon <freebsd at edvax.de> wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Sep 2011 16:08:08 +0200, Michael M wrote:
> > Excuse my generic question, I should have asked:
> > Can the group rw options for given partition destination be defined in
> > upon mount?
> No. The access rights depend on the owner:group permissions
> of the mountpoint directory. The _act_ of mounting depends
> on the mounter's ownership of the corresponding device files.
> So in order to to only allow wheel group members to access
> a certain mount point for ug=rwx, the permissions of that
> mount point have to be set. This is done independently from
> what /etc/fstab is for (which controls the _act_ of mounting
> if all requirements - as mentioned above - are met).
> However, there _are_ options that can be included in fstab
> for applying a certain mask to files contained in a mounted
> directory, see -m and -M in "man mount_msdosfs" for example.
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Thanks for the info :)
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